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Dear Diane Column — June 10, 2012

Dear Diane, All of my life I have tried to go with the flow when it comes to other people’s needs. It seems like a lot less trouble to just take care of things for other people than argue...

Dear Diane Column — May 27, 2012

Dear Diane, This may sound dumb, but at fifty years of age I’ve finally found the confidence to do what I want. I always wanted to write stories that would inspire people, but I never thought that someone like...

Dear Diane Column — May 14, 2012

Dear Diane,  Do you think past lives are valid? I have a feeling that I lived in ancient China. I saw a museum exhibit that had tools and things from every period in history, and when I saw some...

Dear Diane Column — April 29, 2012

Dear Diane, I’m really torn about inviting my brother to my wedding. He’s gay and proud, and I’m fine with that, but my family is upset that he’s chosen this life. Also, my fiancée  is ok about him, but...

Dear Diane Column — April 1, 2012

Dear Diane, My husband and I recently went to our thirtieth reunion together. It was fun catching up with everyone, and my husband had an especially good time. The problem is that we ran into a friend I’ll call...

Dear Diane Column — December 31, 2011

Dear Diane, When my daughter was nine, I left her father because he loved drugs more than he loved us. I eventually married a wonderful man and have been widowed for six years. My daughter is grown with a...

Dear Diane Column — December 17, 2011

Dear Diane, I keep seeing dark, human looking figures out of the corner of my eye, and I think I must be going crazy. I look to the left and it looks as though someone is standing next to...

Dear Diane Column — December 3, 2011

Dear Diane, There is a long standing feud between my sister and I . She always felt like I was my mother’s favorite, and my mom and I were very much alike. I love my sister, but she makes...

Dear Diane Column — November 19, 2011

Dear Diane, I’m trying to figure out what to do with my marriage. I’m frustrated that my husband never seems to appreciate all I do. He’s always at work, and when he’s not, he’s asleep in front of the...

Dear Diane Colume — November 5, 2011

Dear Diane, I feel cheated because my husband passed away recently. We had only been married for three years when he developed a brain tumor. We had lots of doctors give us advice, and we did everything we could....